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Jul 18, 2012 11:00am PDT
of that victim. paramedics would not tell us. that man, according to police, apparently ran from the pier to the corner of davis and washington that's when police saw him and that's when the shooting began. we are waiting for the assistant chief to appear here at this crime scene. she will be here shortly to talk to us. we will keep you updated. >>> right now rowdy and bizarre protest going on at usc f mission bay in san francisco where students are turning to theatrics. amy hollyfield is live outside the meeting. >> reporter: it was quite entertaining. as police were ing in and telling everyone they wanted the room cleared the protesters left willingly, no arrests were made but they made sure they finished their rehearsed and choreographed statement. they were dressed as zombies but came to life during the uc regents meeting dancing to the song "thriller" while regents tried to call the meeting back to order. students say their tuition debt is killing them that's why they look like the walking dead. before they broke out into song and dance they used the public comment time to make their
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Jul 13, 2012 11:00am PDT
for a fire department spokesman to come over to the fire scene to give us more information. we will, of course, keep you updated. that is the latest from the fire scene in san bruno. >> eric: what sorted started as garage fire and rescue in concord has turned into a police investigation after firefighters on the scene found evidence of a pot growing operation. contra costa fire inspector said the early morning fire was caused by somebody trying to illegally supply power to the home. fire chief said they had to rescue the people sleeping inside before putting out the electrical fire. >> on arrival we found smoke in the garage area. we made entry into the house. there were people sleeping in the house. we facilitated a rescue of the people to get them out. at that time we looked in the garage and we had electrical fire in the garage. >> eric: one person suffered smoke inhalation and one person was taken into police custody. >> jj city officials say they received a multimillion dollar grant to hire new firefighters. it will help put 27 new firefighters in uniform. it's similar that gra
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Jul 20, 2012 11:00am PDT
to thank the u.s. attorney's office and the attorney general's office for their support. with this many victims, we have two concerns, one is providing information that they need and providing resources that they need. we will as -- at this point in time victims should be contacting the aurora police department and they should be looking for resources on the aurora police department website as the case goes to court next week, they can contact -- we will set -- we have set up a contact e-mail account so that we can get information out as quickly as possible. we also have resources available on our website and i want to say that the aurora mental health center has agreed to stay open 24 hours a day for this weekend if people -- people may feel fine now and they may have a problem tomorrow. they may have a problem next week, they may have a problem several months down the line but they should seek some counseling or resources if they've been victims. that's to be expected. if there are financial issues that should not stop them and contact us for financial resources so we want to make sur
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Jul 27, 2012 11:00am PDT
. >>> president obama's latest move to improve the u.s. relationship with israel. >>> plus, take a look at this a couple is watching their front lawn disappear falling bit by bit and near not much they can do about. >>> update on gma host robin roberts' health. the details she announced today on >>> president obama signed a cooperation act this morning offering support against threats. the u.s. will give israel 70 million dollars for a security program aimed at missile strikes. >> the president: this legislation brings together all the outstanding cooperation we've seen at an unprecedented level between our two countries. >> republican presidential candidate mitt romney heads to israel tomorrow. today in london he was forced to walk to meet the irish prime minister, when heavy traffic from the olympics snarled his motorcade. romney stirred up controversy yesterday seemingly questioning whether london was prepared to handle olympics logistics. >>> residents along much of the east coast are cleaning up after a powerful thunderstorm swept through yesterday. look at this video of lightning
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Jul 17, 2012 11:00am PDT
us know when the verdict is read. >> we are also following developing news out of solano county where a robbery suspect has crashed his car on the interstate. >> the chase begin around 9:30 on highway 37 west of vallejo. they say he left the highway and continued on city streets in vallejo. car returned on i-80 heading westbound. >> no word if the suspect is in custody and we are waiting for an update. >> and delays at san francisco airport because of the dense fog in the bay area. here is what it looked like in san francisco about an hour ago. look at that. sutro tower shrouded in fog. it's delayed flights for thousands of passengers. amy hollyfield is live with the latest. >>> fog here usually burns off between 9:00 and 10:00. the sun is starting to peek out a little bit. it's still agree here and the flights are still delayed. >> fog in july isn't usually news in san francisco, but this thick patch is making headlines and creating headaches. >> it is unusual for july to have it this heavy and severe fog lingering so long. what is happening the shorter haul flights up and down the w
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Jul 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
us with what is happening now. >> reporter: the suspect is in custody being interviewed here at the office in roanoke park identified as michael harmon. the other driver 17-year-old was kill in the crash. take a look at the scene this was around midnight at lakeville highway near old lakeville road number one. chp says the teenager was driving the red pick-up truck north when the southbound driver of the white truck swerve out his lane, the trucks collided and the teenager was killed. the other driver michael harmon left the scene. i want to a chp officer joining us live. you have your man. >> we do. this morning we put out mr. hard man owes name as a person of interest because he was registered own of the truck. the description matched the description. witnesses and he must have gotten word word of this because he contacted our office. >> reporter: there was take he might be injured? >> he does not appear to be injured no indication in the vehicle that he suffered any injuries. >> reporter: and the investigation interview is ongoing? >> it is continuing as we speak. >> repor
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Jul 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
something happened. we want to find out exactly what happened. right now on the phone with us a spokeswoman from the san jose international airport. vicki, thank you for joining us. what can you tell us? >> well, our normal response to this is to have our own station 20 fire truck and meet the plane, which it did. there was a second fire truck called in that arrived. when the plane landed safely it taxied to gate 22, there was still a slight odor of smoke at that point in time, nothing visible. the passengers deplaned and they brought a mechanic onboard and our station 20 is still on alert, standing by while the mechanics is checking out the plane. >> did you have to deploy a slide from the plane? in case passengers had to get out that way? >> no, no it taxied to the gate and they deplaned normally. >> was this deemed an emergency landing? >> no, not really an emergency landing just what we call an alert so that when a pilot, you know, is experiencing any kind of malfunction, they just alert the tower so we're prepared on the ground when they do land. >> absolutely. vicki thank you very muc
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Jul 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
remains but this is getting us off to a great start. >> reporter: a great start and a lot of that work continues at this hour. all of that steel that you see is being trucked in, the 49ers tell us it is american made. also massive cranes doing that heavy lifting, only 30 like it in the nation. four of them are here on this job site. you may have heard the santa clara mayor mention about the 36% unemployment in the valley. he's referring to the skilled construction trade. he says those jobs have taken a tough hit in the last few years. this project is definitely helping the economy at least as far as construction workers go. also, if you are keeping track the 49ers say this project is on schedule and set to open to fans in 2014. sue thompson, abc7 news. >>> this season you will be able to catch the 49ers and raiders right here on abc7. it is8; nfl thursday night football 49ers against the seahawks october 18th. the raiders against the broncos december 6th, right here. >>> happening now in san jose, jury selection underway in one of the largest patent dispute trials ever between two majo
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Jul 31, 2012 11:00am PDT
bulletin board. terry mcsweeney joins us from oakland. the federal monitor talked about the occupy protests. >> reporter: yeah there's a lot in this report, past and present. going forward according to the court appointed monitor oakland pd appears stagnant in its efforts to make reforms and there's evidence perhaps it is going backwards in those everses. take a look at some of the pictures that -- that prplted this report from the court appointed monitor. he says oakland police department's deal with the occupy demonstration show poor police response. he also points at the response to officer-involved shootings as raising greater concerns about the department's ability to change. also troubling says the report an incident at the oakland police department headquarters where pictures of mayor quan and federal judge overseeing the reform and who is blacked were defaced in a manner, according to the internal affairs department, it called them racist, insulting and inappropriate. the an attorney wants the court to put oakland police department in large part, under the control of the fe
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Jul 6, 2012 11:00am PDT
. >>> abc7 news was the first to bring you the pictures. >> david louie joins us live from the scene. >> reporter: this incident occurred before 9:00 this morning. a pipeline spilled a chem -- chemical quickly vaporized and caused a bad smelling odor that went up over the plant. as you can see the evergreen oil recycling plant in newark is a large facility on smith avenue 1 1/2 miles northwest of the mall. the spill mitigation plan was initiated. when fire units arrived they declared it a first alarm because the chemical is flammable. according to the chemical company dow and other sources it is a heat transfer fluid made up of ethylene glycol a common component of anti-freeze, colorless and tasteless not clear what additives are mixed in to make;t the chemical that spilled this morning. the plant was evacuated. no evacuations of nearby businesses or homes. it was brought under control an hour later. one engine on scene as a precaution. >>> there was no health hazards to surging area or businesses. we had -- surrounding area or businesses. one person complained of difficulty of breat
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Jul 16, 2012 11:00am PDT
the system but that may not be the case. mark matthews joins us with the story. >> outside the superior court civil division there is about 120 court clerks that are out on strike. they have been working without a contract they are willing to negotiate but they are accusing the courts, the administrative officers of the courts of refusing to make public how much money is on the table. clerks say the a.o.c. has wasted on hundreds of millions that eventually had to be scrapped. there are hidden money hiding from negotiators. >> we want a fair contract. if it involves concessions. we are okay with that. that is a common theme around the world not just home here in the san francisco or the united states. we're not going to do it if they are going to withhold financial information from us and get us into a deal that is not fair and transparent. we want a fair contract. >> court clerks are striking at the civil division of superior court but i here there is similar protests at bryant stream and woodside up by twin peaks. it's a one-day strike. they want to go to the table and they want to negotiate
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Jul 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
in the past hour and offers real-time information. katie marzullo joins us from king and fourth. how is it going? >> reporter: the testing is all systems go as of 10 a.m.. we haven't heard it here but it is happening at different stations at different times throughout the week. when the system is fully operational, hopefully, it will eliminate guessing and waiting. if you are lucky you might catch an announcement that your caltrain is late. >> we don't have anything at all right now. this is a big step for us. >> reporter: from no system to real-time information. by the end of the year message boards and audio announcements will tell commuters where their train is >> locomotives already have gps there's sensors in the tracks so that combined with the gbs sent to our dispatching center where they calculate to determine the location of the train. >> reporter: the first round of testing is sporadically at stations this week from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.. riders are ready. they say it will help better plan their commute. >> if i know the train is going to be late beyond a certain point i can
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Jul 10, 2012 11:00am PDT
handled it like a hero her dad did ask us to conceal her identity for her safety. monday afternoon the family was going about business as usual. dad left to take his older daughter to school. 12-year-old tanya stayed home alone. within minutes people were banging on the door. >> the phone was on the desk so i quickly grabbed it and rushed to the closet. i called my mom asking her what to do. she said call 911 one as fast as possible. >> reporter: minutes later burglars were in the house. >> one said nice loudly, as if they found what they were looking for. one came into my room and i got so scared and then he opened one of my drawers and then he left. i had a feeling they heard me whispering because i told the person on the phone that i see him in my room. i was very scared cuz, yeah i didn't know what they were gonna do to me >> reporter: they took multiple computers and a blackberry. >> i'm so glad she was safe. i can't imagine what else could have happened. the grace of god she is safe and brave enough to call the police in time. >> reporter: as they recuperate mentally and fisc
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Jul 19, 2012 11:00am PDT
katie marzullo joins us from san jose with the story. >> reporter: it is called operation chicken hawk. we are at one of 20 homes where search warrants are being served, right now. >> anything to say? >> reporter: we were there as police put the suspect at this location into the van. he and 19 others are accused of being part of a suspected khus ter trading online images, peer to peer of child pornography. the sergeant on scene tells me that creating, possessing and trading child porn are all crimes. police hope this sting will prevent worse crimes. >> our biggest fear is that people that are engaging in this type of behavior online might escalate and start to actually target the children in our community that is unacceptable just the possibility is not acceptable to us. >> reporter: this operation is being carried out by the internet crimes against children task force. the task force is special because it has mobile units that can go to the scene and process computers, hard drives, thumb drives on scene if in the past police officers had to send those off to a lab and wait for th
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Jul 25, 2012 11:00am PDT
other. the church on sonoma boulevard. amy hollyfield joins us from vallejo with more. >> reporter: we are in front of the house this fire was huge. everyone on duty was here trying to tackle it. firefighters say when that second call came in, they got an eerie feeling. only one fire engine pulled up to this fire in vallejo at 2:15 this morning with businesses on both sides of this burning church, they needed more resources but there was no one left in vallejo to call. >> initially, knowing we were by ourselves, i feared for the worst. i thought we would lose the building. >> reporter: all the other fire crews were at this fire which broke out 15 minutes before the church fire. when the second call came in, firefighters on this scene said, it was tough to watch a crew leave. >> we needed resort -- we needed resources to stay and we needed resources to the other firefighter. that's the price of doing business. >> reporter: doing business in vallejo has been tough since the city filed for bankruptcy in 2008, closing half of its fire stations. firefighters felt the shortage overnight. but
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Jul 26, 2012 11:00am PDT
cheryl jennings. terry mcsweeney was the first to bring thus story at 6 a.m.. -- bring us this story at 6 a.m.. he's live at the scene on cooley avenue. >> reporter: let me show you how close this came to be a tragedy. cadillac bounces off the corner of this building through the wall of that building. inside a mother and two little ones sleeping, nobody hurt that car came within a couple feet of 2-month-old layla. >> my grandson here, my daughter. >> reporter: broken wood and debris all over the bedroom where 5 this morning, 2-month-old layla, 3-year-old sean and their mother sarah gutierrez were sleeping. >> all of a sudden the car came right in and went right towards the bassinet. all i heard was her screaming. then my 3-year-old son was screaming. then my little brother had to break our door down to get us out of room because it was only halfway smashed. >> reporter: so much destruction an ambulance called, but no need for it, everyone is fine. shaken to the core, but fine. >> pieces all over me and the baby. >> reporter: pieces from the bookcase. >> bookcase saved her.
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Jul 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
and babysitter in custody. amy hollyfield joins us outside oakland children's hospital. how is that little one doing now? >> reporter: i just got an update from police. he is still in critical condition here at children's hospital. because of the injuries that he had police became concerned about the four other children who are possibly related to this little boy. we have good news this morning. three of the four children have been found. the youngest children that you see here on this list. a woman saw their names in the news she lives in patterson, she called police and said she had them. police went to her home. they say the children are safe and they are bringing them back to the bay area. the 16-year-old still has not been found. police want to make sure she is okay. her mother won't tell police where she is. here are adults who have been arrested the mother, stepfather and babysitter. she faces the most serious charges. her bail set at $150,000. this started on monday in the 900 block of 63rd street in north oakland. police got a call a 3-year-old was found face-down in the tub. when par
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Jul 11, 2012 11:00am PDT
quality will be the east valleys in the south bay today, but all of us are under the spare the air. >>> hot weather has firefighters in san jose on high alert. especially after a series of suspicious fires that began last night near a popular park. latest broke out this morning where fire crews are monitoring hot spots. katie is live at the scene. >> reporter: fire crew responded to the area right around 7:30. crews had just gotten home from the night before after putting out a series of fires and that makes four within a 12-hour period. >> san jose firefighters douse add smoking tree. the last hot spot of the latest suspicious fire in kelly park but they were not the first on the scene. >> we saw a girl saying fire, fire. and then we saw the smoke. >> he was on job nearby and he grabbed his co-workers and shovel. >> we run real quick and we saw the fire. we start digging around. we start digging and digging. >> firefighters arrived quickly after 7:30 this morning and finished the job. this new fire was the burn area but the captain on the scene says it appears to be intentionally
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Jul 5, 2012 11:00am PDT
to be there at 8:00. >> too bad they didn't tell us what was happening, other than looking and finding out the bridge is closed. >> i'm losing money now. brutal. >> reporter: that last driver told me when he finally got up to the intersection he was going to make a left and get his bike and take bart to the east bay instead. i talked with chp and they told me part of reason the lanes were closed for so long was that the san francisco police department had to get on scene and conduct its own investigation. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> developing news, we've just learned two more people have been arrested in the high profile murder of a pimp. vic lee joins us live with new information. >> reporter: we have learned that san francisco police arrested antonio gillton yesterday afternoon. he is the nephew of barry gilton with his girlfriend was charged last month with killing the man he claims was pimping his 17-year-old daughter. the victim of that mur was calvin sneed shot in his car june 4th. police last night arrested a second man alfonso williams. both men have been charged with murder in
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Jul 12, 2012 11:00am PDT
at oakland city hall where they just finished their news conference. >> the u.s. attorney's office says it's the size that makes it's a target. the pot has a greater chance ending up in the wrong hands. officials say it is so large because the need is so great. they say they aren't going anywhere. >> we will never abandon our patients. [ applause ] >> with a bold determination, officials at harbor side health center promised they will take on the federal government and do whatever it takes to keep their doors open. >> we know that when dispensaries close it's the most vulnerable patients that suffer the most, unable to find new sources, unable to navigate dangers of illegal marketplace. >> they put them on notice they plan to seize the property under federal laws prohibiting the distribution of marijuana. this has 100,000 customers very nervous. his young son relies on marijuana to stop the seizures he suffers. >> please, obama, mitt romney, whoever you guys, we need you to help. >> the only city official the city councilwoman and she received the loudest applause when she asked to help oa
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Jul 24, 2012 11:00am PDT
in 2008. >> reporter: the message last night from oakland protesters, stop using federal agents to raid pot dispensaries. there was mixed reaction from drivers near the inter-continental hotel where several streets were off limits to traffic. >> bad for me because i can't make where i'm going. >> awesome, i think it is very awesome. i mean you know we never get a chance to see the president or even come to our city really awesome. >> reporter: one woman had an emergency and had to make it to drugstore last night did not appreciate the security. >> policeman said you are not supposed to go out. and i said well i have to go, it is an emergency and he said, all right are you coming back? i said of course i'm coming back, i live here. >> reporter: that motorcade indeed impressive sight and welcome for some people. i talked to a number of people i didn't find anybody who was terribly upset about what the president was doing even though some said because of the economy not going to be able to vote for him, come know. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> katie marzullo continues our team coverage l
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Jul 23, 2012 11:00am PDT
and he will be taking off for reason know, happening live now. >>> the u.s. is donating 80 million dollars in new funding to help poor countries eliminate the number of children born with hiv. hillary clinton made that announcement today at the international aids conference in washington, d.c.. clinton says the money will help get drugs to hiv infected pregnant women. she says the u.s. is investing millions to study how to protect high risk populations. >> if we are going to beat aids we can't afford to avoid sensitive conversations and we can't fail to reach the people who are at the highest risk! [ applause ] >> the head of aids division at san francisco general is co-chairing the conference sir elton john made a surprise appearance on the national mall this morning where volunteers are displaying the aids quilt. >> meteorologist lisa argen in for mike. the sun is shining fully and getting warm. >>> yeah, if we can hold on to this day and bottle it, it nice and we see bigger changes if you like it cool that's in store. also the end of the workweek is looking different. i'll expla
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